David Paul Boland, 71, of Cedar Rapids, died Sunday, October 15, 2017, after a brief illness. Dave was born to Raymond Edward and Evelyn Marie (Pesek) Boland on January 28, 1946 in Cedar Rapids. His passion for music led him to a Masters of Arts from the University of Iowa. Dave strove to inspire young minds in the Denver Community Schools through his music instruction. He was a very active duplicate bridge player and loved playing poker at Riverside Casino. Each year there was a fishing trip to Timber Trails Resort on Big Boy Lake in Minnesota for fishing and time with friends and family.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly; brother, John (Joleen) Boland of the Quad Cities; grandson, David Eugene; nieces and nephew, Emily, Christopher, and Sarah; and special friend Denny Thomas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and infant brother, Richard.